Category: Training

Demystifying Resilience

Posted by Jeff Gorter on November 20, 2017

Resilience is a popular concept today, especially in the face of turbulent times and a seemingly endless series of mass tragedy events. Everyone is “pro” resilience, but what does that really mean – what does it look like? Is resilience a trait, something you’re born with and either have or don’t? Or is it a […]

R3 Speaks: Human Resilience in Response to Disruptive Events

Posted by Les Kertay on September 5, 2017

The natural state of living organisms is resilience. In the face of disruption, after the initial shock the most common reaction by far is to adapt, resolve, and recover. Many modern approaches to behavioral treatment, including those crisis response methodologies that say they are rooted in the concept of resilience, continue to focus on preventing […]

Talking with Kids about Tragedy

Posted by Jeff Gorter on August 30, 2017

In light of the 24-hour news coverage of the events surrounding Hurricane Harvey, many individuals may struggle in how to speak to their children. In this brief video, R3 Continuum’s Clinical Director, Jeff Gorter, LMSW shares seven simple suggestions for talking to kids about tragedy. As the rescue and response efforts continue, our thoughts continue […]

Grief – less is more

Posted by Gordon Greer on July 31, 2017

Gordon Greer, LMSW discusses how grief impacts every workplace and how to help workers manage their grief – focusing on less is more.

R3 Speaks: Work as a Health Behavior

Posted by Les Kertay on June 19, 2017

The mental and physical health benefits of working are well documented, as are the health risks of being out of work.  In fact, the negative health consequences of worklessness are substantially worse than a number of other well-recognized health risks. Why, then, does there remain an epidemic of needless worklessness in this country, and why […]